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Iraqi Civilians Drown Fleeing Fallujah as City Nearly Encircled

6 June 2016 14:30

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Fighters battling to retake Fallujah from Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group said they had the Iraqi city almost completely encircled as civilians risked their lives trying to flee.

At least four people drowned and nine were missing after trying to cross the Euphrates River to escape the Daesh stronghold city just west of Baghdad, medics and officials said.

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